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To Relieve Stress, Ted Cruz Sings Show Tunes

Feb 8
GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz apparently really loves Broadway. So much so that his wife, Heidi Cruz, said last week that her husband calls her up to sing show tunes as a way to cope with stress.

Political Tourists Flock to New Hampshire

By Kathleen Ronayne | Feb 8
Many voters have flocked to New Hampshire as political tourists in the week leading up to the state's Feb. 9 presidential primary.

AP FACT CHECK: Fumbles from the Republican Field

By Calvin Woodward and Josh Boak | Feb 8
What happened in Iowa didn't stay in Iowa. And when it reached the stage in the latest Republican presidential debate, Ted Cruz had some explaining to do.

Clinton: Attacks on Roe v. Wade A "Tried and True Tactic" for GOP

Feb 8
Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton says Marco Rubio's attacks on her abortion stance are "pretty pathetic." Clinton argues reasonable restrictions to abortion are permitted under Roe v. Wade as long as the mother's health is taken into account.

Sanders Campaign Plans Clash With Political Realities

By Lisa Lerer and Catherine Lucey | Feb 8
Bernie Sanders promises voters a "political revolution" that will fundamentally remake the American economy and its education and health care systems.

Trump Aiming for New Hampshire Win, Rivals Aim to Survive

By Sergio Bustos and Bill Barrow | Feb 8
GOP front-runner Donald Trump is aiming for his first win in New Hampshire's fast-approaching primary, while rival Republican candidates, including Jeb Bush, said their campaigns will go on no matter what the outcome Tuesday.

Clinton Making a Personal Pitch to New Hampshire Voters

By Lisa Lerer and Ken Thomas | Feb 8
From a Michigan pulpit to New Hampshire's town halls, Hillary Clinton is working to establish a personal connection with voters as she faces an increasingly difficult struggle against Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination.

Cruz Seeks to Appeal to Supporters on Fringe of GOP

By Scott Bauer and Steve Peoples | Feb 8
Some politicians run from polarizing endorsements. Ted Cruz seeks them out.

Bernie Sanders Makes 'SNL' Appearance With Larry David

By David Bauder | Feb 7
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a cameo appearance on "Saturday Night Live" three days before the New Hampshire primary, appearing in a skit with host Larry David, the comic who has done a dead-on impersonation of him.

Anti-Gay Oklahoma Pol Sally Kern Kills Her Own LGBT Youth-Harming Bill

Feb 7
Oklahoma GOP State Rep. Sally Kern's career, studded with anti-gay episodes, draws many colorful descriptions, but here's a label the virulently homophobic politician doesn't want: Someone whose policies increase teen abortions.

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